Date: 9/28/18 2:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Sep 2018) 422 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 28, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 41 41
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 2 228 265
Bald Eagle 5 109 164
Northern Harrier 3 27 37
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23 491 506
Cooper's Hawk 3 45 52
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 7 7
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 10 10
Broad-winged Hawk 376 7609 7844
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 6 32 68
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 3 7
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 128 149
Merlin 0 64 70
Peregrine Falcon 1 17 17
Unknown Falcon 0 8 8
Unknown Raptor 0 7 9

Total: 422 8826 9254
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Jennifer Wall

Weather:
Foggy and overcast morning, but sun broke through around lunchtime. Winds
about 5 mph out of the north all day long.

Raptor Observations:
Once weather improved a nice movement of raptors were tallied including 376
Broad-winged Hawks, 3 Northern harriers, and 5 Bald Eagles.

Non-raptor Observations:
Another strong push of Blue Jays with 502 counted. The first push of
White-throated Sparrows were also detected at the lookout today. Warbler
numbers have dwindled but still good numbers of Blackpoll Warblers.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2018-hawk-count
 
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